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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. H2GIS vs. NCache

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Spatial extension of H2Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value Store
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.88
Rank#161  Overall
#26  Document stores
#13  Graph DBMS
#78  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#344  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score1.47
Rank#189  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Websitefauna.comwww.h2gis.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperFauna, Inc.CNRSAlachisoft
Initial release201420132005
Current release5.3, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counter
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Java.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infobased on H2no infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnoyesyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infobased on H2yes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlyes infobased on H2Authentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
More information provided by the system vendor
Fauna infopreviously named FaunaDBH2GISNCache
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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